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Is now the time to move your machine room out of your facility?

Heading to here? We’ve done it. Let root6 help you to remote your machine room Is now the time to move your machine room out of your facility? While the New Year ushers in an era of largely unforeseen political uncertainty, in our industry, change is, as always, inevitable. The consumption of legacy linear broadcast [...]

Near synchronous video over UDP/IP with Sony's NXL-IP55

Just about the only things that caught my eye at the recent Beyond HD Masters day at Bafta was Sony's IP Live system. This is a single product called the NXL-IP55 which puts four 1080i 4:2:2 signals over a gigabit connection - so modest 6:1 compression with a well-defined single field of latency. The camera [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:54:54+00:00 November 19th, 2014|Categories: Broadcast Engineering, Products|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Multicast addresses in IP

I thought I knew TCP & UDP/IP but I was reminded this week about the 224.0.0.0/4 multicast subnet. If you're ever in a position where you need to identify a device's IP address (even on a different subnet, but the same LAN segment) you can PING 224.0.0.1 and everything on the segment will respond to [...]

By | 2016-10-29T08:55:15+00:00 January 29th, 2014|Categories: tips|Tags: , |0 Comments

root6 help FOX International Channels remote operations with Amulet Hotkey

FOX International Channels (FIC) UK based in Shepherds Bush re-versions National Geographic and Fox material, creates ads and promos, and prepares programmes for transmission and on-demand viewing for Sky and Virgin in the UK, with a further four channels for Africa. Although tape still plays a reduced role in the acquisition and delivery of material [...]